MSI Z170A GAMING PRO (MS-7984)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (98th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 2 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 80.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics47.9% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive200% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7984
MotherboardMSI Z170A GAMING PRO (MS-7984)  (all builds)
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160330
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 07 '16 at 01:46
Run Duration155 Seconds
Run User ESP-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i5-6400-$179
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 2.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
80.4% Excellent
SC Int 105
SC Float 109
SC Mixed 107
86% 107 Pts
QC Int 417
QC Float 443
QC Mixed 424
97% 428 Pts
MC Int 423
MC Float 436
MC Mixed 422
64% 427 Pts
Poor: 52%
This bench: 80.4%
Great: 75%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 7950-$290
PwrHis(1787 201C) 3GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 21.19.134.1
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
47.9% Average
Lighting 162
Reflection 101
Parallax 212
56% 158 fps
MRender 74.9
Gravity 114
Splatting 112
42% 100 fps
Poor: 32%
This bench: 47.9%
Great: 43%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ Vector 150 120GB-$89
112GB free
Firmware: 1.2 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 521
Write 430
Mixed 466
105% 472 MB/s
4K Read 26.9
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 35
149% 60.7 MB/s
DQ Read 316
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 93.2
136% 251 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 107%
Great: 107%
Samsung SM951 NVMe PCIe M.2 128GB-$87
82GB free
Firmware: BXW7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
200% Outstanding
Read 1,878
Write 666
Mixed 941
254% 1,162 MB/s
4K Read 52.4
4K Write 170
4K Mixed 49.8
233% 90.7 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 264
DQ Mixed 31.8
103% 226 MB/s
Poor: 120%
This bench: 200%
Great: 210%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$50
2TB free
Firmware: CC29 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 202
Write 191
Mixed 172
141% 188 MB/s
4K Read 0.52
4K Write 1.49
4K Mixed 0.31
83% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 113%
Great: 108%
SanDisk Ultra USB 3.0 32GB
25GB free, PID 5591
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
59% Above average
Read 154
Write 113
Mixed 129
164% 132 MB/s
4K Read 7.65
4K Write 3.33
4K Mixed 1.76
202% 4.25 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 59%
Great: 56%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2666 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2833 MHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
99.6% Outstanding
MC Read 35.9
MC Write 39
MC Mixed 31.3
101% 35.4 GB/s
SC Read 20.4
SC Write 40.8
SC Mixed 28.7
86% 30 GB/s
Latency 54.2
74% 54.2 ns
Poor: 48%
This bench: 99.6%
Great: 96%
Take a copy of your results

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical Z170A GAMING PRO (MS-7984) Builds (Compare 1,586 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI Z170A GAMING PRO (MS-7984) - $143

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $1,043
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-7700K $297Nvidia GTX 1070 $410Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $95
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $270AMD RX 480 $350Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $120
Intel Core i5-7600K $220Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $265Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $150
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $724SanDisk Extreme 64GB $33
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $77Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $152SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $56HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $141SanDisk Extreme 16GB $20
Today's hottest deals
User Guide  •  About  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer Feedback